By rejecting Obamacare, Bobby Jindal opts out of Medicaid assistance for Baton Rougean, forcing neighborhood hospitals to close.
Out of an “abundance of caution”, two people who arrived at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport are being observed at two separate hospitals.
Washington — A Liberian man who was the first person diagnosed with Ebola outside of West Africa died in a Texas hospital Wednesday, as Washington stepped up airport screening against the deadly virus. Thomas Eric Duncan died in a Dallas hospital 10 days after he was admitted and despite receiving an experimental drug to fight […]
Washington (AFP) — A patient infected with the Ebola virus in West Africa is being evacuated to the United States and will be put in isolation, the hospital that will treat the unnamed person said. Emory University Hospital, in Atlanta, Georgia, on Monday gave no details about the identity of the patient. “The patient is […]
By Christie D’Zurilla, Los Angeles Times Joan Rivers has been rushed to Manhattan’s Mount Sinai Hospital, New York police said Thursday morning, reportedly after she suffered complications during an outpatient surgery at a nearby doctor’s office. Emergency medical services brought the veteran stand-up comic and “Fashion Police” star to the hospital from “a doctor’s office […]
New York (AFP) — Sudanese model Ataui Deng, who went missing for nearly two weeks, has been found alive in a New York hospital, police said Tuesday. The 22-year-old was last seen around midnight on August 6 as she left a Manhattan nightclub near Times Square. On Monday, police appealed for help from the public […]
By Richard Simon and Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki called in leaders of veterans groups Thursday and pledged to keep VA hospitals open nights and weekends if necessary to set up speedy appointments for veterans whose long waits for medical care triggered a departmental crisis. As bipartisan pressure […]
By Juan Perez Jr. and Andy Grimm, Chicago Tribune The man authorities cite as the nation’s first confirmed case of Middle East respiratory syndrome and dozens of hospital workers who first came into contact with him are being isolated from the public, in an effort to contain the potential spread of a deadly pathogen. Medical workers […]